Allen Rochelle and Anthony Beckham Open Le Fleur de Lis Restaurant in Bronzeville

Starting a new business can be daunting. And given our current recession, one would wonder why someone would take a chance on opening a restaurant in an economically depressed community? Allen Rochelle and his business partner, Anthony Beckham, hope that opening Le Fleur de Lis in Bronzeville will be the type of stimulus the area […]

Easter in New Orleans: A Celebration of Life and Resurrection

Although Fat Tuesday marks the end of Mardi Gras and the beginning of Lent, when many of the faithful forgo worldly indulgences until Easter arrives, New Orleans is a place where pleasure and excess have been elevated to an art form. They are two of the essential elements in the Crescent City’s irrepressible character and inevitable comeback […]